A NEW LEAF
Directed by Elaine May
Starring Elaine May, Walter Matthau
Approx. 102 min. 35mm.
Inheritance-denied playboy Walter Matthau contemplates two solutions: suicide or rich marriage. Enter nerdy heiress/botany professor Elaine May.
With support from the Ada Katz Fund for Literature in Film.
“Brilliantly staged and performed… illustrates how fluidly May fuses verbal and physical comedy.”
– Manohla Dargis, The New York Times
“Reveals the essence of marital love more brutally than many confrontational melodramas.”
– Richard Brody, The New Yorker